Outdoors roundupWritten by Admin
Business talk for farmers
Two workshops to help farmers be more business-savvy are coming up in Jackson County, offered though Southwestern Community College’s Small Business Center.
• “The Triple Bottom Line of Farming and Agriculture” from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Dec. 4, will show farmers opportunities to improve the equity, environment and economy of their businesses.
• “Pricing and Promotion for Agriculture Businesses” from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, Dec. 11, will help farmers identify factors that affect the price they charge while developing promotional strategies.
Ski gear swap coming up at Cataloochee
Cataloochee Ski Area’s annual Ski and Snowboard Swap Shop will be held Dec. 6-7 in Cat’s Lair Building at the ski area in Maggie Valley.
Used skis, boards, boots and cold weather clothing will be available for sale 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7. All unsold items will be offered for 50 percent off 2:30-3:30 p.m. on Sunday.
Those wishing to sell equipment can drop it off 3-7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, or 7-9 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 6. Unsold equipment can be picked up by 2:30 p.m. Dec. 7 but will be donated after that time.
Tubing, skating trip planned at Scaly Mountain
A trip to Scaly Mountain Outdoor Center Saturday, Dec. 6, will provide three hours of tubing and ice skating through the Jackson County Parks and Recreation Department. It is located in Dillard, Georgia.